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The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Ancient History

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Men's Fashion

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Psychology

Simplify your driver swing for effortless power

I hear a lot of people say to shift all your weight away from the target when you take the driver back and then shift it back to your front side on the way through. I'm sure that works for some, but my swing doesn't have a lot of lateral movement. Mine's more about rotation. I think it's because I …

The 15 best golf practice games

With everything competing for your attention in 2018, it’s difficult to find time to work on your golf game. Chances are when you do, you’re just hitting a few balls at the range, which likely won’t accomplish much in terms of improvement.<p>If you really want to get better, you need to make the most …

Golf

The Only Stretch You Need For Better Posture Instantly

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in</i> <i>Mindful Movement</i><i>. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

Yoga

30 Things Women Always Really Want to Hear

When it comes to relationships, language is everything. Just as soon as the wrong phrase can set your lover off, a perfectly worded sentence can also …

Relationships

No Trackman? No problem. This ballstriking drill will cost you next to nothing

<i>So you're struggling with your ballstriking. Maybe it's your takeaway? Maybe it's your impact position? This drill will help hammer out any</b> …

Golf

A group of farmers is working to bring paddy cultivation back to Kerala by tapping into fallow land

In a landscape dominated by cash crops, the state government is encouraging farmers to cultivate on barren fields.<p>“People laughed at us because they …

Farming

Ben Hogan Swing Sequence

There's no better time than Colonial week to talk about Ben Hogan's golf swing -- partly because he won there five times, partly because there's no bad time to talk about Hogan's swing. We had one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, Jason Birnbaum, the Director of Instruction at Manhattan Woods …

Golf

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

30 Genius Golf Furniture Ideas

Got some old clubs you don't know what do with? Here are some genius ideas...<p><b>30 Genius Golf Furniture Ideas</b><p>One of the rules of being a golfer is that …

An Optimist’s Guide to Your Prostate

Here’s the bad news: Every man, if he lives long enough, is likely to develop prostate cancer. Here’s the good news: Often, you can live with it. But how to go about screening for and treating it—or not—is a source of massive confusion. So we asked Dr. Samir Taneja, a trailblazer in urologic …

Cancer

6 Natural Ways to Boost Libido

Sometimes you want to have sex, know you probably <i>should</i> be having sex, but just...can’t get it together.<p>Don’t worry. It happens to nearly all of us at one point or another. Whether it be lifestyle or hormone changes, stress at work, or lack of time, many things can affect our libidos. The important …

The 20 Best Movies About Porn

From behind-the-scenes dramas to shocking true stories, these are the kind of porn movies you won't be embarrassed to watch.<p>Let's admit it: Porn is pretty exciting. Pornography is so universal—something that pretty much everyone has <i>some</i> experience with—that it's no surprise the subject has received …

18 Films That We'd Watch Again And Again For The Sex Scenes Alone

Oh, and the storylines are good, too.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

The Life of Carl Jung, Founder of Analytical Psychology

Psychologist who theorized about how personality types shape our behavior<p>Carl Gustav Jung (July 26, 1875 – June 6, 1961) was an influential …

What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness is a common symptom experienced by women when they go through the menopause transition and possibly for many years after. However, …

Women's Health

For rich South India, the rest of the country is a tax burden

<b>India’s two halves have strongly disparate interests, demands and expectations. Healing those growing divisions will be the constant task of future</b> …

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Best golf swing analyzers and shot trackers

Heading off to the golf course to practice your swing has always been a great way to unwind. For some, the sport gives them a chance to temporarily …

18 Shocks and Surprises From the 2018 Cannes Lineup, From Spike Lee to Jafar Panahi — and No Terry Gilliam

We explored the Cannes 2018 lineup and found a lot of familiar faces, but plenty of unexpected ones, too.<p>Love it or hate it, the Cannes Film Festival …

New study has a theory for why we haven’t found aliens yet, and it makes a whole lot of sense

Mankind has been gazing into space for some time now, but scientists still haven’t found any evidence that intelligent life exists in our neck of the …

How does alcohol affect your golf game? An investigation

As I watched my new, and inebriated, friend Chris top shot after shot on the range, it dawned on me I was watching the living embodiment of a proverb, one etched on pub walls across the world:<p>“Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed by the …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

10 must-see coming-of-age films of the 21st century

The coming-of-age movie is perennially in fashion. The 2017 awards circuit gave us the instant classics <i>Lady Bird</i> and <i>Call Me by Your Name,</i> while the prom-night romp <i>Blockers</i> and Fox’s coming-out offering <i>Love</i>, <i>Simon</i> are currently gracing our screens. The appetite for the genre is ever-growing, since it …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett Once Shared This Priceless Advice to Keep People From Making Dumb Mistakes

Without this virtue helping you navigate through life's many choices, you're going to eventually fail.<p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has sage-like wisdom. At 87 years young, we expect and look to the third-richest person on the planet to impart profound advice to us mere mortals.<p>No matter how …

Bill Gates: The world would be better if millions of people read this book

Billionaire and avid reader Bill Gates has a new favorite book: "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than …

Bill Gates